How AI and advanced analytics have begun transforming M&As
Corporate mergers and acquisitions can now be done both faster and better with the aid of new tools of digital technology
Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions are frequently used by companies seeking value creation or enhancement of capabilities. According to a recent survey, 47% of chief financial officers (CFOs) across sectors are looking to M&As to drive growth in the current year. However, with accelerated deal activity come several challenges as well. M&As are high-risk activities, and so preserving value through their execution is critical. During the early part of deal planning, company executives often sign up for aggressive synergy targets, whereas achieving them can be far from straightforward.